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Dear Traveler:  

While it’s too early to say whether the beginning of March will require a lion tamer or a shepherd, it is definitely true that we’re all getting pretty excited about the possibility of things going green—whether it’s the first signs of spring budding up in the forests or the white squirrels getting ready for Whiskers O’Fluffytail’s St Paddy’s fete. Personally, I’ve been taking advantage of some of the recent mild weekends to wander around Brevard and see what’s developing on the horizon. And let me tell you: it all looks pretty darn cool from here.  

Whether you’re into food, music, art, adventure or some delicious combination, you’ll be lucky if you find yourself in Transylvania this March. It’s all happening and you can be a part of it. Spring into the season with us.  

Best of luck,  

The Adventurist

And To Think That It Happened On Gaston Street

Seuss Week
Transylvania County Library
212 S Gaston St, Brevard
February 29-March 4

For the first week in March, our local library
Has found a cool way for young kids to be merry:
Daily Activites, Crafts, Readings and Games
All Fun and Different! No Two are the Same!
And what ties it together (if you're looking for news),
Why just reading and learning with our friend Dr. Seuss.

To see more details of what all lies in store, follow this link to find out some more.

Craic Up

Irish Song Workshop With Aoife Clancy
Transylvania Community Arts Council
349 S Caldwell St, Brevard
Thursdays, March 3-31

Teaching songs and sweet melodies passed down from generations of her own family, Celtic musician Aoife Clancy will guide her students through the history, origins and performance of traditional Irish music with both guitar and bodhran. Students will also learn a vocal technique that helps with ornamentation and pacing of the songs.


Reel away here for more details. 

Need Four Speed

Oskar Blues Four Miler
342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard
Saturday, March 5

Feeling a little under the winter weather? Why not hit the road running on this fun, fast four-mile course? Then, finish up with great beer, live music and food trucks. And if that doesn’t put a little spring in your step, consider this: proceeds go to benefit the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania.
Get into gear here.
Get Ducky

Nature Nuts: Wood Ducks
Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
Friday, March 11

There was a time—not so long ago—when these web-footed, beautifully feathered friends were a very rare sight in these parts. Thanks to conservation efforts, they’re back and ready to beak out! Kids 4-7 are warmly invited to learn about their remarkable comeback, the folks responsible and what they can do to make sure these guys stick around into the future.


Quack here for more details

Design of the Times

Golden Gorges
Gorges State Park
Sunday, March 20

You may not find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but savvy visitors may recognize Gorges’ award-winning Gold Level LEED-Certified Visitor’s Center is not that far off from Rainbow Falls. Join Park Superintendent Steve Pagano for a fun, informative tour of this crown jewel of the State Park System.
Shine on here.
An Old Fashioned Tweet

Backyard Birding By Ear
Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
Monday, March 21

Have you been hearing the call of the wild? What if you knew how to respond? In this informative workshop for amateur ornithologists (age 10 & up), participants can learn how to identify common backyard birds by their songs, through listening games, quizzes and more.


Fly this way for more information.

House Party

Sounds of Silvermont
364 E Main St, Brevard
Thursdays, March 3-31

Pick, grin and jam along with great local musicians at this toe-tapping weekly event at Brevard’s historic Silvermont Mansion. All skill levels are welcome, so long as you have a song in your heart and a yearning to keep the music alive.
Get your instrument and warm up here.
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